Migration, Prostitution, And Human Trafficking: The Voice Of Chinese Women

  • Publish Date: 2011-07-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Min Liu
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Migration, Prostitution, and Human Trafficking examines the nature, magnitude, and gravity of prostitution and sex traffickingand the relationship between themin Shenzhen, China. By researching the factors that drive Chinese women to migrate to cities, Min Liu hopes to shed light on the underlying reasons for their entry into the sex industry and the Chinese governments lackadaisical response.

The author begins by examining the historical roots of prostitution in China, providing the theoretical framework and historical background for the topic. She then explores the methodology of the study conductedin-depth interviews, statistics, government documents, and personal observation. Collected data examines the lives of individual women before and after they became involved in prostitution. And finally, Liu discusses prostitution laws in China and the motivations for human trafficking from the perspective of the trafficker and the victim.

Prostitution is a global issue. The Shenzhen, China example, one of many in an expanding, market-driven economy encased in a communist political system, is explored with candor and understanding. It is the authors hope that increased awareness will lead to legislation that will stop this kind of exploitation.

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